Abdelhafiz Elobied Mohamed Adam

Abdelhafiz Elobied Mohamed AdamVisiting Fellow

Working with Feinstein Since: 2010
Based in: Khartoum, Sudan

Abdelhafiz is a dynamic researcher/manager with a strong record in diverse areas of capacity development, research project management, organizational development, building partnerships, and facilitating team development.

Hafiz has worked regularly with Feinstein since 2010, supporting policy analysis, research, coordination, and training on projects in Sudan. This includes ongoing research and facilitation on projects related to resilience, and pastoralism in Sudan and regionally, with emphasis on food security, livelihoods, climate change, environment, trade, conflict, program strategies and policy directions.

He has also worked as a Lecturer with the Department of Forestry, College of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, University of Juba, and as National Coordinator for the Sudan National Discourse Forum where he implemented program activities and project management tools to ensure visibility of project activities, coordinated national and regional workshops, and facilitated research studies.

He has a M.Sc. in forest protection from the University of Khartoum.

Research Interests:
  • livelihood research
  • climate change
  • building resilience

Feinstein Research Projects

Promoting Evidence and Learning on Pastoralism for Peace Building

This project investigates the practice of pastoralism in Sudan, offering recommendations for policymakers and service providers interacting with communities that include pastoralists.

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Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters

Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED), is a £140m project designed to improve the resilience of the most poor to climate extremes and shocks.

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Feinstein Publications

Risk, Resilience, and Pastoralist Mobility

This report investigates the practice of pastoralism in Sudan. The authors delineate migration patterns and rationales as well as market strategies, and also offer recommendations for policymakers and service providers interacting with any community that includes pastoralists.

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Briefing Paper: Pastoralism in Practice (Arabic)

This is an Arabic translation of an existing publication. The full report is available (in English) here. Click here to read this briefing paper in English.

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